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How Long Should Your Podcast Be?

This seems to be an age-old question. Some shows are short and sweet, others tend to take up hours. So what is the right answer? Last year I talked with John Chambers of the “One Minute Tip” podcast. He talked about how simple and how complex even a show that lasts only sixty seconds can be. After all, you don’t want to go over the 60 second mark, so you have to be concise with your words or else you might not get the message across. Too many words and you’re rushing to fit them all in. Too few a...

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9 Vocal, Mental and Visual Warm ups Before Starting a Podcast

If you were to run a marathon, you would stretch before you began. If you were to golf 18 holes, you pull out the clubs and take a few practice swings or hit the putting green before your tee time. Podcasting also should bring you a warm-up process. You should be warming up your vocal chords and body to get ready for a show. Here are some great warm-up techniques you should try before taking the proverbial stage. Breathing and Meditating What? I know how to breath. Why do I need to worry about that? Actually, the idea of this...